The second round concludes tonight with Game 7 from Madison Square Garden…
Capitals at Rangers, 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
The New York Rangers have won five straight Game 7s including last spring when they rallied from a 3-1 deficit against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Rangers have also won two straight Game 7s against the Caps (2012 and 2013).
In 2013 New York recovered from 2-0 and 3-1 deficits to beat Washington in Game 7.
Henrik Lundqvist is 5-0 with a 0.80 goals-against average and a .973 save percentage in his last five Game 7 appearances.
Washington is 0-4 in previous series which they’ve led 3-1 and needed a Game 7.
Tonight marks the ninth time in 11 playoff series since Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Mike Green made their playoff debuts in 2008 that that the Caps have gone to a Game 7. Washington is 3-5 in the previous eight Game 7s.
Liam McHugh, Mike Milbury and Keith Jones get the coverage started with NHL Live at 7:00 p.m. ET. Doc Emrick, Eddie Olczyk and Pierre McGuire have the call of Game 7 from MSG.